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Ten members attended our Club’s Polo Taster last night at the Bristol Canoe Polo Pitch. Thanks to all for attending.  I hope everyone likes our new marketing initiative too…. For those unable to attend, the Polo Guys have a regular session on Wednesday from 6-30pm.  Come and along and have a go…..

The club will be organising a beginner’s course for adults in May/June 2017. The course will consist of four 2-hour sessions on Bristol docks, on Thursday evenings from 6pm. This will cost £75, including membership of the club for the remainder of the year. This course will begin on 18th May, and continue through to […]

For those who played in Div. 2 SW at Millfield this season, the Bristol CC team came 5th out of 12. It was looking so much better prior to the final tournament!! Thanks to Dan for organising the team and entry.

The Pitbulls had a very successful third tournament beating 3 teams above them in the league and a narrow defeat by the league Champions Cherwell. Congratulations to Cherwell for winning the league and good luck to our fellow Penguins for a play off spot.

At the 2016 AGM, various trophies were awarded, as follows: White-water ‘River God’: Dave Hill, for his enthusiasm for getting people onto the water. Most improved white-water: Elinor Griffiths Marathon award(s): Tris Turner, and Greg Tonetti Most ‘Most Valuable Player’: Lee Nicholls, for passing his referee qualification Phil Longrigg Trophy: Avis Noott Chunder Bucket: Not […]

The Bristol Canoe Club AGM 2016 was held last week. The new committee for 2016-2017 is: Chairman: Simon Pearson Treasurer: Conor O’Neill Secretary: Adrian Clancy Membership: Nick Wainwright Other committee members: Mark Heeley, Rich Puttock, Dave Hill, Mark Gillett and Emma Newman

So where do you go in August to kayak brilliant consistent Grade 3 water (its dam released), in the sun, avoid car shuttles, while being surrounded by beautiful green forests? Answer – take up Dave Hill’s invitation to the National White Water Centre on the River Tryweryn near Bala. Having never paddled this river I […]

The club will be organising a beginner’s course for adults in June 2016. The course will consist of four 2-hour sessions on Bristol docks, on Thursday evenings from 6pm. This will cost £60. This course will begin on 9th June. If you are interested, please email our enquires address; see our contacts page. Note that […]

The club will be organising a beginner’s course for adults in May/June 2014. The course will consist of four 2-hour sessions on Bristol docks, on Thursday evenings from 6pm. This will (probably) cost £60. This course is expected to begin around the middle of May. If you are interested, please email our enquires address; see […]

Very many congratulations to Tris Turner & Keith Saunders who came 9th in the Liffey Descent, and to and ex-member Tim Pearce and his brother who came 7th. Mike Millington also paddled a canadian canoe with his mate from up north, and they came 24th in Canadians. The full results are here: http://canoe.ie/Portals/0/PROVISLD.pdf Well done […]